Tag Archives: Granby Town Board

Valley Viewpoints: Transparent government

by Cheryl Holmes of Fulton

Our Granby Town Board passed a resolution at its meeting June 13.

The resolution gave the Granby taxpayer the authority to speak at the board meetings.  They said, that as a board, it is their right to allow citizens to address the board or the board can have closed meetings.

After reading Mrs. Emrich’s Valley Viewpoint in the June 16 edition of The Valley News, it is quite obvious that Mayor Woodward, the Fulton Common Council and Granby Supervisor Williamson got their heads together and came up with their new rules to restrict our free speech.

The Granby Town Board has a meeting the second Wednesday of every month at 7 p.m. and a work session the last Wednesday of the month at 6 p.m.

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Valley Viewpoints: Care for the people, not self

by Rose Anthony of Granby

In all my years going to town and legislature meetings, I have never heard what I have heard come of our council person in Granby.

During the March 14 meeting, town board member Lori Blackburn was trying to get insurance buyout on an employee; she got out-voted by the board.

In her statements, she said, “What is good for the goose and is good for the gander.” She also said, “You got to grab what you can grab.” Wow!

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